UFC 189: McGregor vs. Mendes takes place tonight, live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, featuring two title match main events — Conor McGregor vs. Chad Mendes for the vacant interim UFC Featherweight Championship, and the rematch between Robbie Lawler and Rory MacDonald for the undisputed UFC Welterweight Championship.
MMANews.com will be providing live, quick-match results coverage of the preliminary fights, and very detailed, rapid-fire round-by-round updates during the pay-per-view portion of the evening.
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC FIGHT PASS- 7 PM ET/4 PM PT):
– Cody Pfister def. Yosdenis Cedeno via unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
– Louis Smolka def. Neil Seery via unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX SPORTS 1- 8 PM ET/5 PM PT):
– Cody Garbrandt def. Henry Briones via unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
– John Howard def. Cathal Pendred via split decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
– Alex Garcia def. Mike Swick via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
– Matt Brown def. Tim Means via submission (guillotine choke) at 4:of round 1.
Continue to page two for detailed, round-by-round updates of the entire PPV portion of UFC 189 …